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pomposity - self-important behavior; acting like a stuffed shirt(pompous person); ADJ. pompous: self-important
relapse - return to a former state (esp. after improvement); N.
perforate - pierce; put a hole through
parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
precipitous - steep; overhasty; precipitate
eschew - avoid habitually; Ex. eschew alcoholic drinks
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
sartorial - pertaining to tailors or tailoring; Ex. a man of great sartorial elegance; CF. sartor: tailor
ethos - underlying character of a culture, group, etc.; character or ideas peculiar to a specific person, group, or culture; Ex. the company ethos
misapprehension - error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend